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Beefy Chili


Skillet recipe

Rate this recipe 2.5/5 (4 Votes)


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped about 1 cup
  • 1 can Franco American Beef Gravy
  • 1 can about 15 oz kidney beans, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 large jalapeno peper seeded and finely chopped
  • 5 cups hot cooked rice
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese for garnish


Servings 5
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In 10 inch skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef and onions until beef is browned and onions tender, stirring to separate meat. Spoon off meat.

Step 2

Add gravy, undrained beans, chili powder, ketchup, garlic powder and jalapeno pepper. Heat to boiling, Reduce heat to low. Cook 15 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Serve over rice. Sprinkle with Cheese

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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